Katten’s Environmental practice has been selected as one of the “Practice Groups of the Year” winners by Law360. Law360 honored practice groups of firms that achieved success for their clients in 2014, sealing big deals and winning high-stakes suits. Katten was selected as one of 158 winners across 26 practice areas from 683 submissions for the series.
Katten’s Environmental and Workplace Safety team represents major companies and national and regional trade associations in a wide range of industry sectors, including oil, energy, chemical, biofuels, automobile and aerospace manufacturing, power generation equipment manufacturing, and general manufacturing, maritime and other transportation, water and wastewater treatment, and construction, on the full range of environmental and work place safety issues that they face, including high-stakes permitting, major accident response, criminal investigations, and environmental litigation and enforcement. In addition to companies, we represent corporate managers when they face potential civil and criminal charges by the government on environmental and safety issues. We also represent major trade associations before Congress and regulatory agencies in the development of legislation and regulations and in the courts on challenges to those regulations. Katten also was named as part of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings for Environmental Law. (“Law360 Names Practice Groups Of The Year,” December 21, 2014)